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Find the greatest common factor of 11 and 12

How to find the greatest common factor of 11 and 12?

Find the gcf of 11 and 12

Problem. Find the greatest common factor of 11 and 12.

Solution.

11 is a prime number.

See Prime numbers 1 through 20.

The prime factorization of 12

12 = 2 * 2 * 3

See 12 prime factorization.

Find the common prime factors of these two numbers 11 and 12

11 –> (11)
12 –> (2, 2, 3)

There are no common factors of 11 and 12.

The problem is solved.